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Yikes!! Cal models of that era weren't perfect by any means (my Cal 2-27 has ball-valves on bronze thru-hull fittings, no proper seacocks); but the installation in those pics looks down-right scary. This is the sort of thing that gave Catalina the rep they now "enjoy". They may have improved their building methods over the past several decades, but it just takes one shiver-inducing look at something like the installations in this thread to make folks think twice about buying a Catalina, old or new.
Catalina fans may now start with their retorts.
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt
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